Local Border Traffic

Where we offer the Local Border Traffic tickets

  • at sales points
  • on the train without surcharge, if boarding in a station with no ticket-purchase possibility, in case the train drives within the territory of the Local Border Traffic
  • online via train connection search on this website (please click the instruction figure)

How does the Local Border Traffic work?

  • Up to 45 km distance from the border in Slovakia and up to 50 km distance in the Czech Republic, the prices are close to the domestic fares
  • The Local Border Traffic can be used in the 2nd Class on the regional express trains (REX), the regular passenger trains (Os), fast trains (R) and regional fast trains (RR), not on the SC, EC, IC, EN, Ex trains
  • A single ticket is valid until 6 am of the following day, the journey has to be started on first day of validity
  • the return ticket is valid for 2 days until 12 p.m. of the day following the first day of validity, if the ticket is purchased online, the journey has to be started on first day of validity
  • the ticket purchased online can use only the person whose name is on the ticket. The ticket is valid in the train, on which is was purchased and in the next trains under the terms described above.

How to cancel your ticket

  • you can return the ticket purchased at the cash desk latest one day prior to the day its validity starts, with the cancellation fee of 10 % (minimum 1 €)
  • you can cancel the ticket purchased online via the online form prior to the regular departure of the train from boarding station, with the cancellation fee of 10 % (minimum 1 €)

Prices

The fare is calculated as the total of the fare for the km distance travelled on the territory of Slovak republic and Czech republic.

ČD pricelist for Local Border Traffic ZSSK – ČD

Km

Regular fare

Discounted/Half fare*

01 - 05

           0,40 €

          0,20 €

06 - 10

           0,60 €

          0,30 €

11 - 15

           0,80 €

          0,40 €

16 - 20

           1,00 €

          0,50 €

21 - 25

           1,20 €

          0,60 €

26 - 30

           1,40 €

          0,70 €

31 - 35

           1,60 €

          0,80 €

36 - 40

           1,80 €

          0,90 €

41 - 45

           2,00 €

          1,00 €

46 - 50

           2,00 €

          1,00 €

ZSSK pricelist for Local Border Traffic ZSSK – ČD

Km

Regular fare

Discounted/Half fare*

01 - 05

            0,40 €

            0,20 €

06 - 10

            0,60 €

            0,30 €

11 - 15

            0,80 €

            0,40 €

16 - 20

            1,00 €

            0,50 €

21 - 25

            1,20 €

            0,60 €

26 - 30

            1,40 €

            0,70 €

31 - 35

            1,60 €

            0,80 €

36 - 40

            1,80 €

            0,90 €

41 - 45

            2,00 €    

            1,00 €

*The price is valid for children aged 6-15 and for transportation of dogs. Children aged 6-15 years may need an ID card with a picture, name, surname and date of birth. The same rule may apply to children aged 5 years who travel for free without a ticket.

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Regulation (EC) No 1371/2007 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 October 2007 on Rail Passengers' Rights and Obligations (hereinafter Regulation) entered into force on December 2009.
Železničná spoločnosť Slovensko, a.s. (ZSSK) is liable for your transportation and for transportation of your luggage and  has to respect your rights guaranteed by the Regulation.